Description - Teaching Social Skills to Myouth, 3rd Edition by Tom Dowd

This popular title is now in it's 3rd edition, updated with enhanced skills and information to help teachers and other youth professionals teach important social skills to youth. TEACHING SOCIAL SKILLS TO YOUTH features the step-by-step component behaviours to 183 skills form the basic (following instructions and introducing yourself) to the complex (managing stress and resolving conflict). Opening chapters explain the individual and group teaching techniques that enable you to recognise when where or with whom to use a particular skill. The authors, also, show how to plan skill-based treatment interventions for youth with difficult problems such as substance abuse, aggression, running away, depression or attention deficits.
The third edition of this classic guide offers many updates and new features including: * a CD-ROM that helps readers search for social skills by title category or problem behaviour and allows you to print copies of social skill steps for display * New information on how to help youth generalise the use of individual skills to varied social situations * An index that cross references the 183 skills to the Six Pillars of Character - respect responsibility trustworthiness fairness caring and citizenship. * References to and information from the latest research findings. Use TEACHING SOCIAL SKILLS TO YOUTH to increase the skill competency of any child help improve student behaviour in school or develop an individualised plan of treatment for troubled or at-risk youth.

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